WordPress has been my favourite content management system (CMS) from the first time I tried it. While it’s known as a blogging platform, it can be used to create any kind of website you can imagine. The versatility and vast number of options allows it to be used for all types of online businesses, from […]
There are countless online opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs. Our country is large and its population is scattered, which creates a unique demand. While many products are available in the US there is a strong preference to buy Canadian whenever it is feasible to do so if for no other reason than the low Canadian dollar, […]
Of all the things the Internet has done for society, changing the image of the workplace is one of the most exciting. Canadian businesses are embracing the idea of remote workers as part of their long-term plan, due to increasing evidence of the many benefits of a flexible workforce. Research and guidance is also increasing […]
By Travis Fleming If you’ve been looking into starting an online business then you’ve probably heard about selling on Amazon. Starting an Amazon business can certainly be profitable, assuming you do your research and go about it the right way.
Even if you have an offline store, your online unique selling proposition (or unique selling point) can be different from your offline USP. Your target market can be entirely different online, including age, education level, location, and so on. Online shoppers also have unique concerns and objections that you can address. It isn’t necessarily what […]
Web-based startups are some of the least expensive businesses to start in Canada. Online business expenses can often be limited to domain registration and website hosting, at least in the beginning.
Many people find the startup process to be intimidating, especially when it’s based on tech. Starting an online business is actually less complicated than starting one offline, but that isn’t apparent when one begins researching. Instead, it looks like a scary, disorganized mess of choices and unfamiliar procedures that are impossible to put into logical […]
There are countless opportunities to sell custom products online. Whether it’s a funny t-shirt, a magazine, or a phone case sporting your original artwork, the demand can be consistently high for anything remotely original. You can have a third party apply your own original designs to a wide range of products, but it will mean […]
Heading into a recession with a high unemployment rate has many Canadians concerned about job security, especially those in need of part-time or seasonal work.
Canada is second only to the United States when it comes to entrepreneurial activity, beating much of the developed world. Micro-businesses and the self-employed are thriving in Canada’s gig economy. In 2017, StatsCan reported there were 2,770,234 active businesses without employees and with annual revenues greater than $30,000.